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Name Raychem Corporation
Number of Archive records 100
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Image of 2016.001.018A-J - Chet Sandberg Raychem Corporation Chemelex Business Cards, c. 1971-1980s. Ten business cards for Chet Sandberg. The first five cards are for Chemelex, which are white cards with blue and black ink. Two cards from 1971 list Sandberg's position as "APPLICATION ENGINEER" and "OEM MARKETING MANAGER". Two cards from 1975 list Sandberg's position as "OEM Marketing Manager" and "Manager, Consumer Products". The last Chemelex card, from 1977, also shows him as a "Manager  /  Consumer Products". The next five cards are for Raychem printed on white paper with black and red ink. The first card is from 1978 and Sandberg was a "Marketing Technical  /  Support Manager". The last three cards list 1980. He held the positions of "Manager  /  Consumer Products", "Chief Engineer", "Electrical Engineering  /  Manager" and "Chief Mad Scientist". Business cards are mounted with scotch tape on three panels of foam core. The sections are taped together with scotch tape and scotch tape lines the edges. Eight red sticker dots surround the last Raychem business card.

2016.001.018A-J - Chet Sandberg Raychem Corporation Chemelex Business Cards, c. 1971-1980s. Ten business cards for Chet Sandberg. The first five cards are for Chemelex, which are white cards with blue and black ink. Two cards from 1971 list Sandberg's position as "APPLICATION ENGINEER" and "OEM MARKETING MANAGER". Two cards from 1975 list Sandberg's position as "OEM Marketing Manager" and "Manager, Consumer Products". The last Chemelex card, from 1977, also shows him as a "Manager / Consumer Products". The next five cards are for Raychem printed on white paper with black and red ink. The first card is from 1978 and Sandberg was a "Marketing Technical / Support Manager". The last three cards list 1980. He held the positions of "Manager / Consumer Products", "Chief Engineer", "Electrical Engineering / Manager" and "Chief Mad Scientist". Business cards are mounted with scotch tape on three panels of foam core. The sections are taped together with scotch tape and scotch tape lines the edges. Eight red sticker dots surround the last Raychem business card.

Chet Sandberg Raychem Corporation Chemelex Business Cards, c. 1971-1980s. Ten business cards for Chet Sandberg. The first five cards are for Chemelex, which are white cards with blue and black ink. Two cards from 1971 list Sandberg's position as "APPLICATION ENGINEER" and "OEM MARKETING MANAGER". Two cards from 1975 list Sandberg's position as "OEM Marketing Manager" and "Manager, Consumer Products". The last Chemelex card, from 1977, also shows him as a "Manager / Consumer Products". The next five cards are for Raychem printed on white paper with black and red ink. The first card is from 1978 and Sandberg was a "Marketing Technical / Support Manager". The last three cards list 1980. He h

Image of 2016.015.003.1 - Raychem Seals CATV Systems, c. 1970s. Copy of a black and white video on a Sony D-100 3/4" U-matic videotape with NTSC encoding and a runtime of 18 minutes 37 seconds. The video shows a Raychem Corporation trade show presentation for heat-shrink telecom seals featuring Ray the Raychem Seal. Ray the Raychem seal is a puppet performed by Dave Goelz who interacts with a woman named Sandy who demonstrates heat-shrink drop seal hookup products in front of a small audience.
The physical videotape has a black plastic outer case with an attached clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label is adhered to the spine of the case with black ink text that reads, "RAYCHEM EXHIBIT SHOW  /  Duplicated by  televisionassociates  2410 Charleston Road  Mountain View  California 94043  Telephone 415 967-6040." The same label is adhered to the top front side of the videocassette. "Copyrighted Program" is printed in black ink on the metal hinge piece that covers the magnetic tape. The cassette sits within the case over a clear plastic strip that one can lift to help remove the cassette from the case. The end of the strip is embossed with "JAPAN TOKYO". A circular metallic gold label with black text is adhered to the top side of the cassette in the back right corner and reads, "Professionally  /  Duplicated by an  /  Authorized  /  SONY(R) D-100  /  Duplicating  /  Center."

2016.015.003.1 - Raychem Seals CATV Systems, c. 1970s. Copy of a black and white video on a Sony D-100 3/4" U-matic videotape with NTSC encoding and a runtime of 18 minutes 37 seconds. The video shows a Raychem Corporation trade show presentation for heat-shrink telecom seals featuring Ray the Raychem Seal. Ray the Raychem seal is a puppet performed by Dave Goelz who interacts with a woman named Sandy who demonstrates heat-shrink drop seal hookup products in front of a small audience. The physical videotape has a black plastic outer case with an attached clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label is adhered to the spine of the case with black ink text that reads, "RAYCHEM EXHIBIT SHOW / Duplicated by televisionassociates 2410 Charleston Road Mountain View California 94043 Telephone 415 967-6040." The same label is adhered to the top front side of the videocassette. "Copyrighted Program" is printed in black ink on the metal hinge piece that covers the magnetic tape. The cassette sits within the case over a clear plastic strip that one can lift to help remove the cassette from the case. The end of the strip is embossed with "JAPAN TOKYO". A circular metallic gold label with black text is adhered to the top side of the cassette in the back right corner and reads, "Professionally / Duplicated by an / Authorized / SONY(R) D-100 / Duplicating / Center."

Raychem Seals CATV Systems, c. 1970s. Copy of a black and white video on a Sony D-100 3/4" U-matic videotape with NTSC encoding and a runtime of 18 minutes 37 seconds. The video shows a Raychem Corporation trade show presentation for heat-shrink telecom seals featuring Ray the Raychem Seal. Ray the Raychem seal is a puppet performed by Dave Goelz who interacts with a woman named Sandy who demonstrates heat-shrink drop seal hookup products in front of a small audience. The physical videotape has a black plastic outer case with an attached clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label is adhered to the spine of the case with black ink text that reads, "RAYCHEM EXHIBIT SHOW / Duplicated by t

Image of 2016.015.003.2 - Betalloy Training #2, 1978. Recording by the Raychem Corporation on a Maxell KCA 60 3/4" U-matic videotape. NTSC encoding with unknown run time. Black plastic outer case has an attached plastic sleeve at center. A paper label with the manufacturer's information and a pattern of diagonal stripes in green, red, and blue on a black background is inserted into the sleeve. A paper label is adhered to the top of the cassette with the same graphic design and manufacturer's information. The label also contains information about the video recording filled in by hand in blue ballpoint pen. From top to bottom the inscription reads, "BetAlloy [sic] Training #2  /  10/23/78  /  Peter Brooks Metals Technology  /  Dick Yaeger Bettaloy [sic] Product Dev."

2016.015.003.2 - Betalloy Training #2, 1978. Recording by the Raychem Corporation on a Maxell KCA 60 3/4" U-matic videotape. NTSC encoding with unknown run time. Black plastic outer case has an attached plastic sleeve at center. A paper label with the manufacturer's information and a pattern of diagonal stripes in green, red, and blue on a black background is inserted into the sleeve. A paper label is adhered to the top of the cassette with the same graphic design and manufacturer's information. The label also contains information about the video recording filled in by hand in blue ballpoint pen. From top to bottom the inscription reads, "BetAlloy [sic] Training #2 / 10/23/78 / Peter Brooks Metals Technology / Dick Yaeger Bettaloy [sic] Product Dev."

Betalloy Training #2, 1978. Recording by the Raychem Corporation on a Maxell KCA 60 3/4" U-matic videotape. NTSC encoding with unknown run time. Black plastic outer case has an attached plastic sleeve at center. A paper label with the manufacturer's information and a pattern of diagonal stripes in green, red, and blue on a black background is inserted into the sleeve. A paper label is adhered to the top of the cassette with the same graphic design and manufacturer's information. The label also contains information about the video recording filled in by hand in blue ballpoint pen. From top to bottom the inscription reads, "BetAlloy [sic] Training #2 / 10/23/78 / Peter Brooks Metals Technol

Image of 2016.015.003.4 - In Search of Excellence Part 1, c. 1971-1999. 3/4" U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with 54 minute run time. Black plastic outer case has an attached clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label that is half red and half white with black text is inserted into the sleeve. Printed manufacturer's information at top reads, "Scotch  /  3M  /  MBU 30 Color Plus  /  Master Broadcast  /  Videocassette." Smaller font at bottom left and right on the label reads, "U-matic" and "Made in USA."  Handwritten text in black ink on the lower white half of the label reads, " 'IN SEARCH OF EXCELLENCE'  /  PART 1." The same printed manufacturer's information and handwritten title also appear on the spine. A white rectangular label printed in black ink with "V00027 A" is adhered over the sleeve at top. The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with white, clear, and black plastic. A white paper label is adhered to the top of the cassette. The manufacturer's information is printed in red ink and reads, "MBU 45  /  3M  /  Master Broadcast  /  Videocassette  /  Color Plus." Handwritten information in black ink reads, " 'IN SEARCH OF EXCELLENCE'  /  NTSC  /  PART 1 [underlined] ; 54:00 MINUTES  /  FOR Raychem INTERNAL USE ONLY."

2016.015.003.4 - In Search of Excellence Part 1, c. 1971-1999. 3/4" U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with 54 minute run time. Black plastic outer case has an attached clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label that is half red and half white with black text is inserted into the sleeve. Printed manufacturer's information at top reads, "Scotch / 3M / MBU 30 Color Plus / Master Broadcast / Videocassette." Smaller font at bottom left and right on the label reads, "U-matic" and "Made in USA." Handwritten text in black ink on the lower white half of the label reads, " 'IN SEARCH OF EXCELLENCE' / PART 1." The same printed manufacturer's information and handwritten title also appear on the spine. A white rectangular label printed in black ink with "V00027 A" is adhered over the sleeve at top. The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with white, clear, and black plastic. A white paper label is adhered to the top of the cassette. The manufacturer's information is printed in red ink and reads, "MBU 45 / 3M / Master Broadcast / Videocassette / Color Plus." Handwritten information in black ink reads, " 'IN SEARCH OF EXCELLENCE' / NTSC / PART 1 [underlined] ; 54:00 MINUTES / FOR Raychem INTERNAL USE ONLY."

In Search of Excellence Part 1, c. 1971-1999. 3/4" U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with 54 minute run time. Black plastic outer case has an attached clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label that is half red and half white with black text is inserted into the sleeve. Printed manufacturer's information at top reads, "Scotch / 3M / MBU 30 Color Plus / Master Broadcast / Videocassette." Smaller font at bottom left and right on the label reads, "U-matic" and "Made in USA." Handwritten text in black ink on the lower white half of the label reads, " 'IN SEARCH OF EXCELLENCE' / PART 1." The same printed manufacturer's information and handwritten

Image of 2016.015.003.5 - In Search of Excellence Part 2, c. 1971-1999. 3/4" U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with 34 minute run time. Black plastic outer case has an attached clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label that is white with red text is inserted into the sleeve. Printed manufacturer's information at top reads, "MBU 45  /  Master Broadcast  /  Videocassette  /  Color Plus." Handwritten text in black ink on the label reads, " 'IN SEARCH OF EXCELLENCE'  /  PART 2." The same printed manufacturer's information and handwritten title also appear on the spine. A white rectangular label printed in black ink with "V00027 B" is adhered to the spine over the sleeve at top. The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with translucent brown and black plastic. A white paper label is adhered to the top of the cassette. The manufacturer's information is printed in red ink and reads, "MBU 45  /  3M  /  Master Broadcast  /  Videocassette  /  Color Plus." Handwritten information in black ink reads, " 'IN SEARCH OF EXCELLENCE'  /  PART 2 [underlined] ; 34:00 MINUTES  /  FOR RAYChEM INTERNAL USE ONLY."

2016.015.003.5 - In Search of Excellence Part 2, c. 1971-1999. 3/4" U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with 34 minute run time. Black plastic outer case has an attached clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label that is white with red text is inserted into the sleeve. Printed manufacturer's information at top reads, "MBU 45 / Master Broadcast / Videocassette / Color Plus." Handwritten text in black ink on the label reads, " 'IN SEARCH OF EXCELLENCE' / PART 2." The same printed manufacturer's information and handwritten title also appear on the spine. A white rectangular label printed in black ink with "V00027 B" is adhered to the spine over the sleeve at top. The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with translucent brown and black plastic. A white paper label is adhered to the top of the cassette. The manufacturer's information is printed in red ink and reads, "MBU 45 / 3M / Master Broadcast / Videocassette / Color Plus." Handwritten information in black ink reads, " 'IN SEARCH OF EXCELLENCE' / PART 2 [underlined] ; 34:00 MINUTES / FOR RAYChEM INTERNAL USE ONLY."

In Search of Excellence Part 2, c. 1971-1999. 3/4" U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with 34 minute run time. Black plastic outer case has an attached clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label that is white with red text is inserted into the sleeve. Printed manufacturer's information at top reads, "MBU 45 / Master Broadcast / Videocassette / Color Plus." Handwritten text in black ink on the label reads, " 'IN SEARCH OF EXCELLENCE' / PART 2." The same printed manufacturer's information and handwritten title also appear on the spine. A white rectangular label printed in black ink with "V00027 B" is adhered to the spine over the sleeve at top. The

Image of 2016.015.003.6 - Outlook, 1984. 3/4" U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with a 22 minute 32 second run time. Black plastic case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label that is white with a brown logo and black typewritten text is inserted into the sleeve. The logo has a thin line rectangular border with a rounded left side and "Duplicated by television associates Mountain View, Ca. Tel. 415 967-6040" printed as the bottom side of the border. Typewritten text reads, "RAYCHEM  /  OUTLOOK DECEMBER 1984  /  TOM PETERS ON CUSTOMER SERVICE  /  FOR VIEWING BY RAYCHEM EMPLOYEES ONLY  /  COLOR  /  3/4 DUB  /  22.32." The same logo and title information appear on the spine. A white rectangular label printed in black ink with "VT00005" is adhered over the sleeve at the top of the spine. 
The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with translucent brown and black plastic. "Maxell Professional Use P341" is printed in yellow ink on the hinge piece that covers the magnetic tape. A white paper label is adhered to the front and top of the cassette that contains the same logo and typewritten text as on the tape's case.

2016.015.003.6 - Outlook, 1984. 3/4" U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with a 22 minute 32 second run time. Black plastic case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label that is white with a brown logo and black typewritten text is inserted into the sleeve. The logo has a thin line rectangular border with a rounded left side and "Duplicated by television associates Mountain View, Ca. Tel. 415 967-6040" printed as the bottom side of the border. Typewritten text reads, "RAYCHEM / OUTLOOK DECEMBER 1984 / TOM PETERS ON CUSTOMER SERVICE / FOR VIEWING BY RAYCHEM EMPLOYEES ONLY / COLOR / 3/4 DUB / 22.32." The same logo and title information appear on the spine. A white rectangular label printed in black ink with "VT00005" is adhered over the sleeve at the top of the spine. The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with translucent brown and black plastic. "Maxell Professional Use P341" is printed in yellow ink on the hinge piece that covers the magnetic tape. A white paper label is adhered to the front and top of the cassette that contains the same logo and typewritten text as on the tape's case.

Outlook, 1984. 3/4" U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with a 22 minute 32 second run time. Black plastic case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label that is white with a brown logo and black typewritten text is inserted into the sleeve. The logo has a thin line rectangular border with a rounded left side and "Duplicated by television associates Mountain View, Ca. Tel. 415 967-6040" printed as the bottom side of the border. Typewritten text reads, "RAYCHEM / OUTLOOK DECEMBER 1984 / TOM PETERS ON CUSTOMER SERVICE / FOR VIEWING BY RAYCHEM EMPLOYEES ONLY / COLOR / 3/4 DUB / 22.32." The same logo and title information appear

Image of 2016.015.003.7 - Tom Peters Discusses Raychem, c. 1980s. 3/4" U-matic video with two different recordings. NTSC encoding. The first recording shows a 4 minute television segment broadcast on May 8, 1984 with Tom Peters discussing the Raychem Corporation's management style. The second recording is 10 minutes 41 seconds and shows raw footage of a man wearing a black suit and a red tie providing information and sales tactics on HWAT electrical heat-tracing hot water plumbing systems.
The physical videotape has a black plastic case with an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label that is red on the top half and white on the bottom half is printed with manufacturer's information in black and white text that reads, "Scotch  /  3M  /  UCA20S Color Plus  /  Videocassette." Smaller font at bottom left and right on the label reads, "U-matic S" and "34-7010-4147-6  Made in USA."  Handwritten text in blue ink on the white half of the label reads, "TOM PETERS DISCUSSES RAYCHEM." The same logo and title information appear on the spine. The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with translucent brown and white plastic. A white rectangular label with red font is adhered over a larger red rectangular label with black and white font on the top of the cassette along the back edge. Handwritten text in blue ink on the top label reads, "TOM PETERS  /  KEEP ['keep' is encircled]." Printed text matches the manufacturer's information on the front of the case. The larger red label underneath is printed with, "Scotch [covered]  /  MBU 18S C[covered]  /  Master Broadcast Videocassette  /  U-matic S  /  Made in USA." Handwritten text is partially visible on the red label at lower right that reads, "Open [11] (11:31)." The front of the cassette has a circular blue label adhered to the right side with white text that reads, "PAT. APPLIED FOR  /  18."

2016.015.003.7 - Tom Peters Discusses Raychem, c. 1980s. 3/4" U-matic video with two different recordings. NTSC encoding. The first recording shows a 4 minute television segment broadcast on May 8, 1984 with Tom Peters discussing the Raychem Corporation's management style. The second recording is 10 minutes 41 seconds and shows raw footage of a man wearing a black suit and a red tie providing information and sales tactics on HWAT electrical heat-tracing hot water plumbing systems. The physical videotape has a black plastic case with an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label that is red on the top half and white on the bottom half is printed with manufacturer's information in black and white text that reads, "Scotch / 3M / UCA20S Color Plus / Videocassette." Smaller font at bottom left and right on the label reads, "U-matic S" and "34-7010-4147-6 Made in USA." Handwritten text in blue ink on the white half of the label reads, "TOM PETERS DISCUSSES RAYCHEM." The same logo and title information appear on the spine. The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with translucent brown and white plastic. A white rectangular label with red font is adhered over a larger red rectangular label with black and white font on the top of the cassette along the back edge. Handwritten text in blue ink on the top label reads, "TOM PETERS / KEEP ['keep' is encircled]." Printed text matches the manufacturer's information on the front of the case. The larger red label underneath is printed with, "Scotch [covered] / MBU 18S C[covered] / Master Broadcast Videocassette / U-matic S / Made in USA." Handwritten text is partially visible on the red label at lower right that reads, "Open [11] (11:31)." The front of the cassette has a circular blue label adhered to the right side with white text that reads, "PAT. APPLIED FOR / 18."

Tom Peters Discusses Raychem, c. 1980s. 3/4" U-matic video with two different recordings. NTSC encoding. The first recording shows a 4 minute television segment broadcast on May 8, 1984 with Tom Peters discussing the Raychem Corporation's management style. The second recording is 10 minutes 41 seconds and shows raw footage of a man wearing a black suit and a red tie providing information and sales tactics on HWAT electrical heat-tracing hot water plumbing systems. The physical videotape has a black plastic case with an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label that is red on the top half and white on the bottom half is printed with manufacturer's information in black and white

Image of 2016.015.003.8 - Bob Halperin 60th Birthday, 1988. 3/4" U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with an 11 minute and 13 second run time. Black plastic case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label that is white with a blue logo and black typewritten text is inserted into the sleeve. The logo has a thin line rectangular border with slightly rounded corners and "Duplicated by television associates Mountain View, Ca. Tel. 415 967-6040" integrated into the bottom right side of the border. Typewritten text reads, "Raychem  /  Halperin Birthday  /  Color  3/4  11:13." The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with dark brown opaque plastic. A large rectangular label with the same logo and title information is adhered to the top of the cassette. The front side of the cassette is stamped with "15BRS" in white ink.

2016.015.003.8 - Bob Halperin 60th Birthday, 1988. 3/4" U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with an 11 minute and 13 second run time. Black plastic case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label that is white with a blue logo and black typewritten text is inserted into the sleeve. The logo has a thin line rectangular border with slightly rounded corners and "Duplicated by television associates Mountain View, Ca. Tel. 415 967-6040" integrated into the bottom right side of the border. Typewritten text reads, "Raychem / Halperin Birthday / Color 3/4 11:13." The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with dark brown opaque plastic. A large rectangular label with the same logo and title information is adhered to the top of the cassette. The front side of the cassette is stamped with "15BRS" in white ink.

Bob Halperin 60th Birthday, 1988. 3/4" U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with an 11 minute and 13 second run time. Black plastic case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label that is white with a blue logo and black typewritten text is inserted into the sleeve. The logo has a thin line rectangular border with slightly rounded corners and "Duplicated by television associates Mountain View, Ca. Tel. 415 967-6040" integrated into the bottom right side of the border. Typewritten text reads, "Raychem / Halperin Birthday / Color 3/4 11:13." The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with dark brown opaque plastic. A lar

Image of 2016.015.003.9 - Conversations: The People of Raychem, Uncorrected Titles Version, May 1987. U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with a 15 minute run time. Black plastic case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A white paper label printed with a gray and blue logo for Dasher Communications and black typewritten text is inserted into the sleeve. Printed text reads, "DASHER COMMUNICATIONS  /  605 THIRD STREET  /  SAN FRANCISCO  /  CALIFORNIA 94107  /  (415) 543-7864." Typewritten text reads, " 'Conversations: The People of Raychem'  /  TRT: 15:00  /  UNCORRECTED TITLES VERSION." The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with dark brown translucent plastic. A large rectangular label with the same logo and title information is adhered to the top of the cassette. The front side of the cassette is stamped with "UCA-20" in white ink on the right and "3M" is molded into the hinged piece of plastic covering the magnetic tape.

2016.015.003.9 - Conversations: The People of Raychem, Uncorrected Titles Version, May 1987. U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with a 15 minute run time. Black plastic case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A white paper label printed with a gray and blue logo for Dasher Communications and black typewritten text is inserted into the sleeve. Printed text reads, "DASHER COMMUNICATIONS / 605 THIRD STREET / SAN FRANCISCO / CALIFORNIA 94107 / (415) 543-7864." Typewritten text reads, " 'Conversations: The People of Raychem' / TRT: 15:00 / UNCORRECTED TITLES VERSION." The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with dark brown translucent plastic. A large rectangular label with the same logo and title information is adhered to the top of the cassette. The front side of the cassette is stamped with "UCA-20" in white ink on the right and "3M" is molded into the hinged piece of plastic covering the magnetic tape.

Conversations: The People of Raychem, Uncorrected Titles Version, May 1987. U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with a 15 minute run time. Black plastic case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A white paper label printed with a gray and blue logo for Dasher Communications and black typewritten text is inserted into the sleeve. Printed text reads, "DASHER COMMUNICATIONS / 605 THIRD STREET / SAN FRANCISCO / CALIFORNIA 94107 / (415) 543-7864." Typewritten text reads, " 'Conversations: The People of Raychem' / TRT: 15:00 / UNCORRECTED TITLES VERSION." The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with dark brown translucent

Image of 2016.015.003.10 - Conversations: The People of Raychem, Revised, October 1, 1987. U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with unknown run time. Black plastic case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A white paper label printed with a gray and blue logo for Dasher Communications and black typewritten text is inserted into the sleeve. Printed text reads, "DASHER COMMUNICATIONS  /  605 THIRD STREET  /  SAN FRANCISCO  /  CALIFORNIA 94107  /  (415) 543-7864." Typewritten text reads, "RAYCHEM CORPORATION  /  CONVERSATIONS: THE PEOPLE OF RAYCHEM  /  MAY 1987  /  REVISED 10-01-87." The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with black plastic. A large rectangular label with the same logo and title information is adhered to the top of the cassette. The front side of the cassette is stamped with "UCA-30" in white ink on the right.

2016.015.003.10 - Conversations: The People of Raychem, Revised, October 1, 1987. U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with unknown run time. Black plastic case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A white paper label printed with a gray and blue logo for Dasher Communications and black typewritten text is inserted into the sleeve. Printed text reads, "DASHER COMMUNICATIONS / 605 THIRD STREET / SAN FRANCISCO / CALIFORNIA 94107 / (415) 543-7864." Typewritten text reads, "RAYCHEM CORPORATION / CONVERSATIONS: THE PEOPLE OF RAYCHEM / MAY 1987 / REVISED 10-01-87." The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with black plastic. A large rectangular label with the same logo and title information is adhered to the top of the cassette. The front side of the cassette is stamped with "UCA-30" in white ink on the right.

Conversations: The People of Raychem, Revised, October 1, 1987. U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with unknown run time. Black plastic case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A white paper label printed with a gray and blue logo for Dasher Communications and black typewritten text is inserted into the sleeve. Printed text reads, "DASHER COMMUNICATIONS / 605 THIRD STREET / SAN FRANCISCO / CALIFORNIA 94107 / (415) 543-7864." Typewritten text reads, "RAYCHEM CORPORATION / CONVERSATIONS: THE PEOPLE OF RAYCHEM / MAY 1987 / REVISED 10-01-87." The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with black plastic. A large rectang

Image of 2016.015.003.11 - Raychem Icestop, c. 1971-1999. Recording by the Raychem Corporation on a 3/4" U-matic videotape. NTSC encoding with 20 minute run time. Black plastic outer case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A label inserted into the sleeve has " RAYCHEM  /  ICESTOP  /  COLOR  /  DUB  /  20.00" typed in black ink. The label is printed with a brown ink logo for television associates and a single line rectangular border with a curved left side.  Printed text on the label reads, "Duplicated by television associates Mountain View, Ca.  /  Tel. 415 967-6040." A second label adhered to the front of the case reads, "Umatic Tape - Master Vaulted at  /  Television Associates." The same label information appears on the spine of the case along with a white rectangular label printed in black ink with "VT00016" at top. The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with brown translucent plastic. A label that matches the case is adhered to the top of the cassette. The bottom  of the cassette has a handwritten ink inscription that reads, "Raychem  /  Icestop  /  5 - 6 - 4  /  1-2[B]  /  'KB' [encircled]."

2016.015.003.11 - Raychem Icestop, c. 1971-1999. Recording by the Raychem Corporation on a 3/4" U-matic videotape. NTSC encoding with 20 minute run time. Black plastic outer case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A label inserted into the sleeve has " RAYCHEM / ICESTOP / COLOR / DUB / 20.00" typed in black ink. The label is printed with a brown ink logo for television associates and a single line rectangular border with a curved left side. Printed text on the label reads, "Duplicated by television associates Mountain View, Ca. / Tel. 415 967-6040." A second label adhered to the front of the case reads, "Umatic Tape - Master Vaulted at / Television Associates." The same label information appears on the spine of the case along with a white rectangular label printed in black ink with "VT00016" at top. The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with brown translucent plastic. A label that matches the case is adhered to the top of the cassette. The bottom of the cassette has a handwritten ink inscription that reads, "Raychem / Icestop / 5 - 6 - 4 / 1-2[B] / 'KB' [encircled]."

Raychem Icestop, c. 1971-1999. Recording by the Raychem Corporation on a 3/4" U-matic videotape. NTSC encoding with 20 minute run time. Black plastic outer case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A label inserted into the sleeve has " RAYCHEM / ICESTOP / COLOR / DUB / 20.00" typed in black ink. The label is printed with a brown ink logo for television associates and a single line rectangular border with a curved left side. Printed text on the label reads, "Duplicated by television associates Mountain View, Ca. / Tel. 415 967-6040." A second label adhered to the front of the case reads, "Umatic Tape - Master Vaulted at / Television Associates." The same label inform

Image of 2016.015.003.12 - Raychem Electromelt, c. 1971-1999. Recording by the Raychem Corporation on a 3/4" U-matic videotape. NTSC encoding with a 33 minute run time. Black plastic outer case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A label inserted into the sleeve has "RAYCHEM  /  ELECTRO MELT  /  COLOR  /  DUB  /  33.00" typed in black ink. The label is printed with a brown ink logo for television associates and a single line rectangular border with a curved left side.  Printed text on the label reads, "Duplicated by television associates Mountain View, Ca.  /  Tel. 415 967-6040." A second label adhered to the front of the case reads, "Umatic Tape - Master Vaulted at  /  Television Associates." The same label information appears on the spine of the case along with a white rectangular label printed in black ink with "VT00015" at top. The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with brown translucent plastic. A label that matches the case is adhered to the top of the cassette. A similar label appears on the spine of the cassette, but "ICESTOP" and the run time are crossed out in ballpoint pen. The spine also has a white circular sticker with black text that reads, "PAT. APPLIED FOR  /  40." The bottom of the cassette has a handwritten ink inscription that reads, "Raychem  /  Electromelt  /  5 - 6 - 4  /  1-2[A]  /  MOS [encircled]."

2016.015.003.12 - Raychem Electromelt, c. 1971-1999. Recording by the Raychem Corporation on a 3/4" U-matic videotape. NTSC encoding with a 33 minute run time. Black plastic outer case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A label inserted into the sleeve has "RAYCHEM / ELECTRO MELT / COLOR / DUB / 33.00" typed in black ink. The label is printed with a brown ink logo for television associates and a single line rectangular border with a curved left side. Printed text on the label reads, "Duplicated by television associates Mountain View, Ca. / Tel. 415 967-6040." A second label adhered to the front of the case reads, "Umatic Tape - Master Vaulted at / Television Associates." The same label information appears on the spine of the case along with a white rectangular label printed in black ink with "VT00015" at top. The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with brown translucent plastic. A label that matches the case is adhered to the top of the cassette. A similar label appears on the spine of the cassette, but "ICESTOP" and the run time are crossed out in ballpoint pen. The spine also has a white circular sticker with black text that reads, "PAT. APPLIED FOR / 40." The bottom of the cassette has a handwritten ink inscription that reads, "Raychem / Electromelt / 5 - 6 - 4 / 1-2[A] / MOS [encircled]."

Raychem Electromelt, c. 1971-1999. Recording by the Raychem Corporation on a 3/4" U-matic videotape. NTSC encoding with a 33 minute run time. Black plastic outer case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A label inserted into the sleeve has "RAYCHEM / ELECTRO MELT / COLOR / DUB / 33.00" typed in black ink. The label is printed with a brown ink logo for television associates and a single line rectangular border with a curved left side. Printed text on the label reads, "Duplicated by television associates Mountain View, Ca. / Tel. 415 967-6040." A second label adhered to the front of the case reads, "Umatic Tape - Master Vaulted at / Television Associates." The same la

Image of 2016.015.003.13 - Raychem Seals, c. 1971-1999. Recording by the Raychem Corporation on a 3/4" U-matic videotape. NTSC encoding with an 8 minute run time. Black plastic outer case has an attached clear plastic sleeve at center. A label on the front of the case has " RAYCHEM  /  RAYCHEM SEALS  /  COLOR  /  DUB  /  8.00" typed in black ink. The label is printed with a brown ink logo for television associates and a single line rectangular border with a curved left side.  Printed text on the label reads, "Duplicated by television associates Mountain View, Ca.  /  Tel. 415 967-6040." The same label information appears on the spine of the case along with a white rectangular label printed in black ink with "VT00002" at top. The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with brown translucent plastic. A label that matches the case is adhered to the top of the cassette. A white rectangular label on the spine of the cassette is printed in red and black text that reads, "Raychem  /  300 Constitution Drive  /  Menlo Park, California 94025  /  This videotape and the contents therein are the  /  property of Raychem Corporation." The spine also has a white circular sticker with black text that reads, "PAT. APPLIED FOR  /  10." The bottom of the cassette has a handwritten ink inscription that reads, "RAYCHEM SEALS  /  6/2-[2]-1A."

2016.015.003.13 - Raychem Seals, c. 1971-1999. Recording by the Raychem Corporation on a 3/4" U-matic videotape. NTSC encoding with an 8 minute run time. Black plastic outer case has an attached clear plastic sleeve at center. A label on the front of the case has " RAYCHEM / RAYCHEM SEALS / COLOR / DUB / 8.00" typed in black ink. The label is printed with a brown ink logo for television associates and a single line rectangular border with a curved left side. Printed text on the label reads, "Duplicated by television associates Mountain View, Ca. / Tel. 415 967-6040." The same label information appears on the spine of the case along with a white rectangular label printed in black ink with "VT00002" at top. The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with brown translucent plastic. A label that matches the case is adhered to the top of the cassette. A white rectangular label on the spine of the cassette is printed in red and black text that reads, "Raychem / 300 Constitution Drive / Menlo Park, California 94025 / This videotape and the contents therein are the / property of Raychem Corporation." The spine also has a white circular sticker with black text that reads, "PAT. APPLIED FOR / 10." The bottom of the cassette has a handwritten ink inscription that reads, "RAYCHEM SEALS / 6/2-[2]-1A."

Raychem Seals, c. 1971-1999. Recording by the Raychem Corporation on a 3/4" U-matic videotape. NTSC encoding with an 8 minute run time. Black plastic outer case has an attached clear plastic sleeve at center. A label on the front of the case has " RAYCHEM / RAYCHEM SEALS / COLOR / DUB / 8.00" typed in black ink. The label is printed with a brown ink logo for television associates and a single line rectangular border with a curved left side. Printed text on the label reads, "Duplicated by television associates Mountain View, Ca. / Tel. 415 967-6040." The same label information appears on the spine of the case along with a white rectangular label printed in black ink with "VT00002" a

Image of 2016.015.003.14 - Ferex 100 News Report, KCRG, September 23, 1987. 3/4" U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with an unknown run time. Black plastic case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label with a Scotch brand logo inserted into the sleeve has handwritten text that reads, "FEREX 100 NEWS Report  /  KCRG  Cedar Rapids, IA  /  9/23/87." There are two other labels with crossed out text adhered on the front of the case and a blank T60 VHS adhesive label. The spine has "UCA  /  30 MIN  /  I-matic  /  COLOR-  /  VIDEO-  /  CASSETTE" printed at top with handwritten title and date below. A second adhesive label on the spine at top reads, "VT00031." The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with white plastic. A label with a black and read header reads "Scotch  /  Brand  /  High Energy  /  UCA 30 MIN  /  WITH EXTENDED STOP MOTION CAPABILITY  /  COLORVIDEOCASSETTE U-matic." A white label with black text adhered to the center of the header reads, "UCA-30-88." Handwritten text on the cassette label reads, "FEREX 100 NEWS REPORT  /  KCRG CEDAR RAPIDS, IA  /  9/23/87  OFF-AIR  COPY."

2016.015.003.14 - Ferex 100 News Report, KCRG, September 23, 1987. 3/4" U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with an unknown run time. Black plastic case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label with a Scotch brand logo inserted into the sleeve has handwritten text that reads, "FEREX 100 NEWS Report / KCRG Cedar Rapids, IA / 9/23/87." There are two other labels with crossed out text adhered on the front of the case and a blank T60 VHS adhesive label. The spine has "UCA / 30 MIN / I-matic / COLOR- / VIDEO- / CASSETTE" printed at top with handwritten title and date below. A second adhesive label on the spine at top reads, "VT00031." The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with white plastic. A label with a black and read header reads "Scotch / Brand / High Energy / UCA 30 MIN / WITH EXTENDED STOP MOTION CAPABILITY / COLORVIDEOCASSETTE U-matic." A white label with black text adhered to the center of the header reads, "UCA-30-88." Handwritten text on the cassette label reads, "FEREX 100 NEWS REPORT / KCRG CEDAR RAPIDS, IA / 9/23/87 OFF-AIR COPY."

Ferex 100 News Report, KCRG, September 23, 1987. 3/4" U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with an unknown run time. Black plastic case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label with a Scotch brand logo inserted into the sleeve has handwritten text that reads, "FEREX 100 NEWS Report / KCRG Cedar Rapids, IA / 9/23/87." There are two other labels with crossed out text adhered on the front of the case and a blank T60 VHS adhesive label. The spine has "UCA / 30 MIN / I-matic / COLOR- / VIDEO- / CASSETTE" printed at top with handwritten title and date below. A second adhesive label on the spine at top reads, "VT00031." The cass

2016.015.005.100 - Raychem / Tyco Architectural Drawings, 1988-2001. Architectural drawings of buildings in Menlo Park and Redwood City owned by the Raychem Corporation and later Tyco International (Tyco purchased Raychem in 1999). Addresses include but are not limited to: 300 Constitution Drive, Oakside at Northside, 220 Jefferson, 2555 Bay Road, and 934 Charter. The majority of the drawings are dated April 15, 1999. Drawings are printed in black ink on white paper and are all approximately 11.25" x 17.25".

Raychem / Tyco Architectural Drawings, 1988-2001. Architectural drawings of buildings in Menlo Park and Redwood City owned by the Raychem Corporation and later Tyco International (Tyco purchased Raychem in 1999). Addresses include but are not limited to: 300 Constitution Drive, Oakside at Northside, 220 Jefferson, 2555 Bay Road, and 934 Charter. The majority of the drawings are dated April 15, 1999. Drawings are printed in black ink on white paper and are all approximately 11.25" x 17.25".

2016.015.005.230 - Raychem Corporation Binder of Mixed Product Literature, 1969-1980. Document numbers range from 2016.15.5.230.1-.296 and are arranged in original order. Subject tabs in the binder include: The Divisions, Consumer, Electronic, Energy, Information Technology, International, Pipe Protection, Finance, Process, SPEC, Technology, Telecom, and Ventures. Document types include data sheets, product brochures, pamphlets, reports, product guides, articles, organizational charts for different departments within Raychem, installation instructions, and other documents. One document with attached samples stored seperately (2016.15.5.230.209).

Raychem Corporation Binder of Mixed Product Literature, 1969-1980. Document numbers range from 2016.15.5.230.1-.296 and are arranged in original order. Subject tabs in the binder include: The Divisions, Consumer, Electronic, Energy, Information Technology, International, Pipe Protection, Finance, Process, SPEC, Technology, Telecom, and Ventures. Document types include data sheets, product brochures, pamphlets, reports, product guides, articles, organizational charts for different departments within Raychem, installation instructions, and other documents. One document with attached samples stored seperately (2016.15.5.230.209).

2016.015.003.15 - Coaxial Connector Contact, c. 1960s-1970s. One 16mm color film with sound, approximately 500' and 15 min. Originally stored in a brown metal film canister, 9.5" diameter x 1" with a Raychem Corporation label, "1613-11 / COAXIAL CONTACTS / Color, sound, music." A piece of broken leader stored with the film reads, "Sound & Scene - 'Coaxial Connector Contact'."

Coaxial Connector Contact, c. 1960s-1970s. One 16mm color film with sound, approximately 500' and 15 min. Originally stored in a brown metal film canister, 9.5" diameter x 1" with a Raychem Corporation label, "1613-11 / COAXIAL CONTACTS / Color, sound, music." A piece of broken leader stored with the film reads, "Sound & Scene - 'Coaxial Connector Contact'."

2016.015.003.16 - LAR System Equipment, November 27, 1979. One 16mm color film, approximately 250' and 8 minutes. "ORIGINAL / Do Not Project" printed on film leader along with handwritten text in black ink that reads, "Raychem Machines Heads Ron Sloan." Originally stored in a brown metal film canister, 7.125" diameter x 1" with the label, "LAR SYSTEM EQUIPMENT / 11-27-79."

LAR System Equipment, November 27, 1979. One 16mm color film, approximately 250' and 8 minutes. "ORIGINAL / Do Not Project" printed on film leader along with handwritten text in black ink that reads, "Raychem Machines Heads Ron Sloan." Originally stored in a brown metal film canister, 7.125" diameter x 1" with the label, "LAR SYSTEM EQUIPMENT / 11-27-79."

2016.015.003.17 - LAR System Equipment, November 27, 1979. One 16mm color film, approximately 500' and 11 minutes 20 seconds. A label on the film header reads, "The Magic Pellet." Originally stored in a brown metal film canister, 7.125" diameter x 1" with a typewritten Raychem Corporation label, "1612-12 / MAGIC PELLET / Color, sound." Handwritten text in black ink on the label reads, "#2 11 1/3 MIN / Ron Sloan Photo Dept. 7402." A second label attached to the canister has "requires 16mm projector" handwritten in black ink.

LAR System Equipment, November 27, 1979. One 16mm color film, approximately 500' and 11 minutes 20 seconds. A label on the film header reads, "The Magic Pellet." Originally stored in a brown metal film canister, 7.125" diameter x 1" with a typewritten Raychem Corporation label, "1612-12 / MAGIC PELLET / Color, sound." Handwritten text in black ink on the label reads, "#2 11 1/3 MIN / Ron Sloan Photo Dept. 7402." A second label attached to the canister has "requires 16mm projector" handwritten in black ink.

Image of 2016.015.003.18 - Raychem Corporation Fuquay-Varina Dedication, May 10, 1982. White plastic audio cassette in a clear and black plastic case contains audio from the Raychem Corporation's dedication of the Fuquay-Varina Facility in North Carolina. A white rectangular label adhered to the top of both side A and side B has handwritten text in blue ink that reads, "NORTH CAROLINA  /  DEDICATION 5/10/82." The cassette also has company information printed in small blue font on both sides that reads, "festival productions  /  849 East Charleston Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94303 (415) 494-9366." A label on the outside of the case reads, "William Whitmer  /  Fuqua-Varina [sic]  /  North Carolina."

2016.015.003.18 - Raychem Corporation Fuquay-Varina Dedication, May 10, 1982. White plastic audio cassette in a clear and black plastic case contains audio from the Raychem Corporation's dedication of the Fuquay-Varina Facility in North Carolina. A white rectangular label adhered to the top of both side A and side B has handwritten text in blue ink that reads, "NORTH CAROLINA / DEDICATION 5/10/82." The cassette also has company information printed in small blue font on both sides that reads, "festival productions / 849 East Charleston Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94303 (415) 494-9366." A label on the outside of the case reads, "William Whitmer / Fuqua-Varina [sic] / North Carolina."

Raychem Corporation Fuquay-Varina Dedication, May 10, 1982. White plastic audio cassette in a clear and black plastic case contains audio from the Raychem Corporation's dedication of the Fuquay-Varina Facility in North Carolina. A white rectangular label adhered to the top of both side A and side B has handwritten text in blue ink that reads, "NORTH CAROLINA / DEDICATION 5/10/82." The cassette also has company information printed in small blue font on both sides that reads, "festival productions / 849 East Charleston Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94303 (415) 494-9366." A label on the outside of the case reads, "William Whitmer / Fuqua-Varina [sic] / North Carolina."